Vanessa Adkins, on left, looks at the artwork of Melissa Joyce before making her an offer to purchase the pieces Wednesday morning during a gallery opening at Coastal Bend College. Within the hour, she bought three watercolor paintings done by Joyce.
On left, artist Meghan Saunders walks through the gallery admiring the work of her fellow students. As of Thursday, $725 worth of art had been sold which includes paintings and drawings along with glass and ceramic work. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Purchases can be made by contacting Jayne Duryea at 361-354-2322 or in her office at the school, Room T120. Video online at www.mySouTex.com